Labour and the Lib Dems compete for the votes of people who feel threatened by educational reform.
Posts by Andrew Gimson
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Since 2010 this ferocious adviser has done more than anyone else to drive through educational reforms, and to upset people.
The Prime Minister shouted “Get stuck in there!” at the Labour leader, as if urging on a reluctant Rugby player.
The French point out that we have far less to worry about than they do: we do not belong to the euro
French residents in London prefer Cameron’s politics to Farage’s.
As three former Chancellors warn of a house price bubble, Tories must show they know how to spread ownership
The housing crisis offers a chance to reinvigorate the property-owning democracy.
The Prime Minister suggested that anyone who criticises his handling of the Pfizer bid is just trying to play politics.
These contests, at once cumbersome and trivial, are worse than useless, for they crowd out better forms of politics.
On the eastern fringes of London, drinkers worried by immigration reckon that Farage speaks for them.
The Speaker sounded like a petulant schoolmaster, but was right to try to restrain the Prime Minister.
I do not wish to encourage, even by implication, the idea that if only a journalist is sufficiently honest and independent-minded, he or she will arrive at the truth.
The 55 signatories of the Telegraph letter are quite wrong to say that David Cameron calling this a “Christian country” leads to alienation.
Instead of contemplating the mystery of our salvation, it is easier to turn away and focus on things which seem more within our mental grasp.
Admirers of Hands say he has the toughness needed to speak truth to power. His detractors say he is far too close to the Chancellor.
The Prime Minister is very lucky to be facing Ed Miliband rather than Tony Blair.
The Culture Secretary had indeed become a distraction from everything the Government is trying to do.